Water Plantain

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$11.99
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,

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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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Ships Year Round

Description

Water Plantain – Alisma Subcordatum  

Water Plantain is a tall many-branched aquatic wetland plant with small white flowers in whorls. The lower part of the plant is often submerged underwater while the top is exposed. This plant prefers to grow in water swamps or occasionally wet sand. The leaves are long and skinny and grow in clumps that have a stem rising above them. The flowers have three white petals six stamens and some pistols. Also known as water baby’s breath or small baby’s breath. This plant can be planted in either pots or water such as water containers or ponds. Alisma, or commonly known as water-plantains, are aquatic plants.

Water Plantain begin flowering in June and continue growing throughout the entire summer well into September.

However, the individual flowers on this plant are very short-lived. The flowers open up in the afternoon and six hours later either. The curvatures of the ribs on the leaves were the inspirational nature features that John Ruskin used to develop his theories on gothic architecture; claiming they were models of "divine proportion. The water plantain is tall, spindly, and has many branches. They also have small, white flowers (sometimes pink) in whorls.

The lower part of the Water Plantain is submerged in water, while the upper portion is exposed.

The leaves that are formed under-water have a ribbon-like quality and rot quickly. The underwater leaves are never seen on the adult plants. Give beauty to your water-garden by adding color with these aquatic plants. They are easy to maintain plants that need full sun, but can also grow in sheltered sites as well. They can even be submerged 30 feet into the water, as that is where they thrive the best. Also, these plants are grown by ripe seeds or by dividing rhizomes in the spring. Choose Native Plants to enjoy around your home and in your water gardens.These plants will grow well around your pond or water garden. They will give your area a natural look. Native Plants will add beauty to your water garden or ponds. These plants will add that special touch to your water garden or pond. These plants will grow well and fast around bodies of water.

 

 

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Water Plantain